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♥ Lenten Series: Giving is a Blessing ♥

In Acts 20:35, it was mentioned that Jesus said, “It is more blessed to give than to receive”.   I’ve been a World Vision sponsor for five years and I’ve been supporting UNICEF Philippines and World Food Programme too for almost the same period. I’m absolutely happy to be able to help other people and…… Continue reading ♥ Lenten Series: Giving is a Blessing ♥

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♥ Lenten Series: Sacrifices Lead to Beautiful Blessings ♥

I have been pregnant three times and in those three times, I have never felt pretty. I envy those celebrities gracing the covers of magazines with their glamorous baby bumps. I get jealous with the non-celebrities who I bumped into who are able to pull up a stylish preggy ensemble. I have never experienced what…… Continue reading ♥ Lenten Series: Sacrifices Lead to Beautiful Blessings ♥

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♥ #MarriageBliss :Marriage vs Parenting ♥

“I just woke up one day and I knew. What I was never sure of with (you) anyone else.” – 500 Days of Summer from PopSugar.com This is my most favorite movie line ever! It perfectly describes how I felt and still feel for my husband and exactly why I married him 6 years ago. I…… Continue reading ♥ #MarriageBliss :Marriage vs Parenting ♥

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♥ Be a Child Again ♥

The past few weeks, I’ve been bombarded with stressful events and situations, both the good and the bad kind of stress. I found myself struggling living out Colossians 3:2 which says, “Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord, not for men.” Yes, I found it difficult to…… Continue reading ♥ Be a Child Again ♥

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♥ Growing Old Alone: The Story of V ♥

I met her six years ago. She was a mid-fifty clerk in the office I was working for. She was the first person who talked to me when I was only a new employee. She was nice to me. Let’s call her V, a recovering stroke patient, and this is the story I know about…… Continue reading ♥ Growing Old Alone: The Story of V ♥

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♥ #MarriageBliss: Why I believe in marriage (sacred union)? ♥

I seldom write about marriage, well, my marriage. Not because I am keeping it very private or because our marriage is on the rocks. It’s just that being married for only 5 years (this month we’re celebrating our anniversary!), I feel like I’m not yet eligible to be talking about a blissful married life baka hindi…… Continue reading ♥ #MarriageBliss: Why I believe in marriage (sacred union)? ♥

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♥ The best is yet to come! ♥

The best opportunities are presented after the biggest trials. The darkest days give the brightest endings. In pain, there is so much more to gain. From the saddest experiences spring eternal joy. From great sacrifices, greatest loves are born. Why did I say that? Read my short stories below:When I was in grade school, I…… Continue reading ♥ The best is yet to come! ♥

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♥ 7 Things I Learned in 2015 ♥

Happy New Year! Walang (No) Forever! Vacation is Over! It’s a back-to-work Monday for most of us. I wish you all had a safe, happy and incredible New Year’s celebration. Start the year right and the next 365 days will be alright as well.Another year had ended. Another chapter had closed. But before I finally…… Continue reading ♥ 7 Things I Learned in 2015 ♥

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♥ Welcome 2016! ♥

Before I finally bid farewell to a remarkable 2015, allow me my dear readers to pay tribute to its awesomeness by looking back at some of my favorite memories from the 365 pages of the book 2015:Family Time – we had plenty!Friends – timeless and boundless!Claret’s First BirthdayMy husband and two adorable kids.Last family photo…… Continue reading ♥ Welcome 2016! ♥

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♥ Year 2015: In Retrospect ♥

I truly believe that it really pays off to literally count our blessings if we want to nurture a grateful heart and a happy and contented life. Having social media day-in, day-out exposes us to feelings of envy, dissatisfaction, resentment, unworthiness and underachievement. I confess that I recently went all through these, just before Christmas.…… Continue reading ♥ Year 2015: In Retrospect ♥